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Kettle Moraine State Forest

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Address: W7796 Kettle Moraine Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53190
Phone Number: 262-473-7501
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Activities: Cross-country skiing
Description: Split into two "units" south and north of Milwaukee, both sections contain...
Split into two "units" south and north of Milwaukee, both sections contain part of the Ice Age Trail, a 1,000-mile trail throughout Wisconsin.
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Ahhhhh

This is the most beautiful place. Whenever I go here, I forget there's another world beyond the forest. I love it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is the most beautiful place. Whenever I go here, I forget there's another world beyond the forest. I love it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a morning drive on the Kettle Morraine Scenic Drive. Its about a 20 Minute drive from downtown Milwaukee to the town of Eagle, Wisconsin. Kettle Morraine is a very hilly drive through a State Forest

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Take your motorcycle and enjoy this lovely Wisconsin road. Stop along the way and enjoy the scenery. Lots of traffic ride safe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is one of my favorite places in wisconsin when I was growing up, and I love going back when I'm in the area visiting family. It is great for taking the family for a lovely nature hike that ends with a huge tower overlooking the trees!!! Great picnic areas too!! Just Make sure to take your bug spray with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

this is a great place to visit in the fall, to see the fall colors, wildlife. it is a nice scenic roadway .

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

There's not much I can write here, but the park is beautiful even in the winter, we went for a hike and spent an hour on the Ice Age trail, which has some steep hills and flat plains to walk across as well as wooded areas. So you're able to get all sorts into your walk. Sadly we didn't see... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you like to hike this is a great option. Part of the Ice Age trail goes thru the park and there are trails for every level.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Took the kettle morraine scenic drive when all the leaves had changed colors. Beautiful and totally worth the day drive. Recommended in the fall!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a fun attraction to see and stroll along wooded paths to each exhibit.Yes there are bigger and better funded zoo`s in other states but with the funding and space it has been done first class. The animals environments are done right and are very clean as is the entire facility. Great way to spend some of your valuable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Enjoyed every inch of exploring at Lapham Peak. What a wonderful forest so close to Milwaukee and Madison.

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